Internmant camps

C.R., Jase. 4th period

1.Internment camps-prison camp:camp for prisoners for war

2.Most modern usage is about individuals, and there is a distinction between internment, which is being confined

3.250 million people were infected by the internment camps

4.Jerome, AROpened October 6, 1942. Closed June 30, 1944. Peak population 8,497

5.Manzanar, CA - Opened March 21, 1942. Closed November 21, 1945. Peak population 10,046.

6.Life in Japanese Internment camps was not a pretty picture.

7.the camps were fenced and in each fenced camp there we're block arrangements

8.Roosevelt's executive order was fueled by anti-Japanese sentiment

9.The U.S. internment camps were overcrowded and provided poor living

10.More than 120,000 Americans of Japanese Ancestry were incarcerated in the following 10 camps scattered throughout Western states during World War II

Minidoka, ID
11.Opened August 10, 1942. Closed October 28, 1945.
Peak population 9,397.

12.Tule Lake, CA
Opened May 27, 1942. Closed March 20, 1946.
Peak population 18,789.

13.Life in the camps was hard. Internees had only been allowed to bring with then a few possessions.

14. Roosevelt's executive order was fueled by anti-Japanese sentiment among farmers who competed against a Japanese labor.

15. The U.S. internment camps were overloaded and provided poor living conditions.

16. Poston, AZ- opened May 8 ,1942. closed November 28, 1945. Peak population 17,814

18. Topaz, UT- opened September 11, 1942. Closed October 31, 1945. Peak population 8,130

19. Over 127,000 united state citizens were imprisoned during world war 2 for being Japanese ancestries.

20. Life in Japanese interment groups were not pretty.

21. When the U.S. decided to take all Japanese-Americans in interment camps people were taken away from places.

22. Since the end of the war, the Japanese American community has loaned a large collection of objects to the National Museum of American History.

23. By an executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, all Americans of Japanese descent living in military exclusion zones on the West Coast were forced to leave their homes and move to internment camps.

24. An internment camp is a large detention centre created for political opponents, enemy aliens, people with mental illness, members of specific ethnic or religious groups, civilian inhabitants of a critical war-zone, or other groups of people, usually during a war.

25. As a result of the mistreatment of civilians interned during World War II, the Fourth Geneva Convention was established in 1949 to provide for the protection of civilians during times of war "in the hands" of the enemy and under any occupation by a foreign power.

26. Forty-six years later our government officially apologized for this "grave injustice" and paid reparations.

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